The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Desktop Engineer
Rank 879 866 878
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Engineer 18 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.022% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.023% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 6
Average salary £31,500 £72,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.55% +81.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £27,900 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £28,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -1.72%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the UK.

Senior Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 18 £31,500 -56.55% 2
South East - 14 £31,500 - 2
Reading - 13 £31,500 - 1
Berkshire - 13 £31,500 - 1
London +11 4 £31,000 -57.24%
Milton Keynes - 1 £29,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £29,000 -

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title.

1 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 25 (86.21%) Active Directory
3 23 (79.31%) Citrix
4 21 (72.41%) Windows 7
5 15 (51.72%) Avaya
5 15 (51.72%) Cisco
6 13 (44.83%) Finance
7 12 (41.38%) ITIL
8 7 (24.14%) VMware
8 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
8 7 (24.14%) DNS
8 7 (24.14%) SCCM
8 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (20.69%) DHCP
9 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
9 6 (20.69%) LAN
10 5 (17.24%) Apple
10 5 (17.24%) MCSE
10 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
10 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
11 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
11 4 (13.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (13.79%) Wireless
11 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
11 4 (13.79%) Symantec
11 4 (13.79%) Change Management
11 4 (13.79%) HP
11 4 (13.79%) Dell
11 4 (13.79%) Software Distribution

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) DNS
2 6 (20.69%) LAN
2 6 (20.69%) DHCP
3 4 (13.79%) Wireless
4 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (10.34%) 3G
5 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.90%) PBX
6 1 (3.45%) VoIP
6 1 (3.45%) WAN
6 1 (3.45%) SMTP
6 1 (3.45%) VPN
6 1 (3.45%) HTTP
6 1 (3.45%) Firewall
6 1 (3.45%) SAN
6 1 (3.45%) Internet
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Military
2 3 (10.34%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
2 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.34%) Fat Client
3 3 (10.34%) Thin Client
4 2 (6.90%) iPhone
5 1 (3.45%) Wiki
5 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 21 (72.41%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
4 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.90%) Android
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Change Management
2 4 (13.79%) Software Distribution
3 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.45%) Time Management
4 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.45%) ITSM
4 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.45%) BCP
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.24%) MCSE
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) MCP
6 1 (3.45%) MCSA
6 1 (3.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (86.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) XenApp
3 4 (13.79%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) SCCM
2 4 (13.79%) WSUS
2 4 (13.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Citrix
2 15 (51.72%) Avaya
2 15 (51.72%) Cisco
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (24.14%) VMware
4 5 (17.24%) Apple
5 4 (13.79%) Symantec
5 4 (13.79%) HP
5 4 (13.79%) Dell
6 2 (6.90%) Nokia
6 2 (6.90%) Altiris
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Middlesex
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago